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Archive | December, 2012

The Top 20 Albums Of 2012

I haven’t listened to as many full albums as I usually do this year, especially when it comes to Australian music. So more than ever before this really is a list of my favourite albums of the year, rather than the best albums of the year. With that being said, all the end-of-year lists I’ve read so far have been very similar, so at least this one might be a little different.

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Burial ‘Truant’

First of all: Burial has released a new single. It’s called ‘Truant’ and it is of course excellent, throwing many preemptive end-of-year best of lists into disarray.

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Super Magic Hats ‘Wind’

Melbourne-based producer Super Magic Hats has dropped a new single from an upcoming EP due out next year. The track in question is ‘Wind’, and it’s a shining example of what I guess you have to call ‘gentle dance’ music.

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Tom Rosenthal ‘Christmas Quiet’

Writing an indie Christmas song can come off as a bit cliche at times, as it seems like just about every independent musician in the world has tried it at some point or another. But when you’re as awesome as Tom Rosenthal is I’d say you can just about get away with it, and it doesn’t hurt when the song itself is absolutely beautiful.

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